Valk's two goals help Knitro tie

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Photo by Tim Moore Beloit Memorial No. 4 singles player Noah Poepping returns a serve against Madison East on Tuesday.

BELOIT - The Beloit Knitro soccer team played to a tie for the second time in as many days, as they deadlocked with Madison La Follette 2-2 Tuesday night.

Jillian Valk scored both goals for the Knitro, with the first coming off a pass from Alyssa Jimenez. La Follette tied the score seven minutes later, but Valk scored again to make it 2-1, Beloit.

La Follette scored the final goal of the game to make it 2-2 in the 65th minute.

"Playing back-to-back games with a young team for the first time was tough, but the girls battled through tired legs and worked hard throughout the game," Beloit coach Brian Denu said. "Marieli Perez didn't scratch the score line but played an excellent game up top along side of Jillian. Jillian and Alyssa continue to have a great connection linking up for goals and Meghan Drucker is playing like she has been playing goalkeeper her whole life, not just the last two years."

• BOYLAN 3, HONONEGAH 2: It took two days and two overtimes, but the Titans outlasted the Indians Tuesday night.

The game was in overtime Monday night when it was suspended due to lightning. When the action picked up, both teams held strong on defense.

Entering the penalty kick phase, the Titans won 4-3, with Brooke Parnello scoring the winning goal.

The loss dropped the Indians to 8-7-1 overall and 3-2 in NIC-10 play.

• TRACK AND FIELD: CLINTON TRIANGULAR: Clinton freshman Sylvia Johansen remained undefeated in the 100-meter dash, running a PR of 12.78, defeating runners from Edgerton and Brodhead-Juda in Tuesday's triangular meet.

Johansen also won the 200-meters with a time of 26.90.

Brodhead-Juda senior Rhianna Teubert again assumed a starring role in the meet, winning the pole vault (9-7), 100-hurdles (16.11), and 300-hurdles (50.55). Clinton's Charlotte Mueller won the 3200 with a PR of 12:16., while Elyssa Pope won the 400 with a time of 1:08.51.

Brodhead-Juda freshman Ellie Yates won the triple jump with a 29-01.75, while also winning the long jump with a 14-06.25.

On the boys side, Clinton senior Tyler Stauss won the 100 (11.62) and the 200 (23.47), while Brodhead's Zach Loeffelholz won the shot put (39-3) and finished second in the discus (115-09) to teammate Kaden Harper (127-02).

• TENNIS: BELOIT MEMORIAL 6, MADISON EAST 1: The Purple Knights dismantled the visiting Purgolders, winning all four singles matches, the number two doubles match and picking up a forfeit as well.

The Knights will host Janesville Craig on Monday.

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